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'Militant' held over Kashmir grenade attack

Indian police have arrested an alleged member of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group after a grenade attack killed at least two people and injured more than 30 others. The attack took place on Thursday in a bus station in the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir. It came weeks after a suicide attack against security forces that triggered tensions between India and Pakistan. Hizbul Mujahideen has said it was not behind Thursday's attack.But police told BBC Urdu that the accused, Yasir Javed Bhat, had confessed. He is a Kashmiri and reported to be in his 20s."He revealed that he was tasked with throwing the grenade by Farooq Ahmed Bhat, a district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen in Kulgam district," inspector general Manish ...
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